An international business development resource for firms in Newfoundland and Labrador


A listing of international business development programming provided by Newfoundland and Labrador’s industry associations that may support your firm’s priorities – from the perspective of specific sectors or specific international markets.

  • Advanced Technology Export Program (NATI)

    Supporting the international business development activities of advanced technology companies in Newfoundland and Labrador, and to provide them with opportunities to develop the skills needed for international business development.

  • Caribbean Project (NEIA)

    NEIA’s Caribbean Project actively assists firms in the investigation of, preparation for, and entry in to the Caribbean region – in markets like Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia, etc.

  • Export and International Business Network (NEIA)

    NEIA’s Export and International Business Network is a group of firms providing clean technology products and related environmental services that are conducting business, or looking to explore opportunities, abroad.

  • Export Internship Program (NATI)

    The Export Internship Program is designed to offer work opportunities for Newfoundland and Labrador university and college graduates, and to provide potential and existing exporters with quality trade advisory services. Selected companies will engage a graduate for a period of one (1) year, with substantial funding support.

  • LEAN Programming (CME-NL)

    In the global race to compete, the Manufacturing Productivity Program – LEAN, is an effective method of reducing waste within the manufacturing process while instilling a culture of continuous improvement. LEAN enables a manufacturer to produce products in the shortest lead time, highest quality and lowest costs while increasing productivity and delivering value to local, national and global customers.

  • Commercialization Officer Internship and Directed Research Program (NATI)

    This 52 week cost-shared internship program is intended to support technology commercialization training and experience for individuals with an appropriate background in business, engineering, science and/or other equivalencies.

Industry groups working collaboratively towards job creation and economic development in Newfoundland and Labrador through the support of increased trade and investment activities


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